Jan 08, 2022

Residential House Parent Couple at Girl's ReNew Homes for Youth with housing

$60,000 yearly
  • Eastside Academy
  • 1800 100th Avenue Northeast, Bellevue, WA, USA
Full time Education K-12 School Jobs Ministry Jobs Nonprofit Christian School

Job Description

To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume for both applicants and a cover letter as a couple to Trevor Uhler, Director of Youth Housing at trevoru@eastsideacademy.org

Working Hours: Full-time In-Person (40+ hours per week)

Closing Date: Until filled

Start Date: Immediate

**Live in position: Separate two bedroom apartment within home


Description: Re: New Youth Homes are a partnership between Eastside Academy (www.eastsideacademy.org) a non-profit, Christian alternative high school (grades 9 – 12) for highly at-risk youth, and Bellevue Presbyterian Church (www.belpres.org). Re: New is designed to provide an intentional, healing community for youth that attend Eastside Academy and in need of safe, therapeutic housing. House parents are the employees of the partner Eastside Academy and reside in a home with up to 6 high school youth.
Providing intentional, caring, and therapeutic support to student residents is the cornerstone of this position. These jobs are considered two of the most critical roles at Eastside Academy.

Responsibilities include:
Nurturing, Education, and Therapeutic Parenting of Students
Facility and Office Management
Program Development
Professional Development
Nurturing, Educating, and Parenting Residents
Demonstrates ability to guide and support each resident entrusted to our care by building relationships, mentoring, and guiding students’ residents in a relational and professional manner. Includes:
Fostering relationships between residents and families of origin.
Protecting the rights and dignity of each resident.
Attending to each resident’s wholistic health care needs (physical, emotional, spiritual).
Helping youth learn valuable life-skills around employment, time management, academics, personal goals, healthy lifestyle, etc.
Attending to residents' personal safety.
Facilitating recreational and leisure activities
Facility and Office Management
Responsible for the management and maintenance of the resident home facility by (requires the use of stairs by the employee), which include professional (daily) documentation, work scheduling, and home upkeep.
Providing transportation with housing vehicle.
Program & Personal Development
Attending weekly staff meetings, supervisor check ins, and team meetings as needed.
Committing to personal growth through staff and individual educational opportunities and participating in church community.

Qualifications:
Be a professing Christian and a member of a church or Christian community.
High school diploma or equivalent required. AA/BA strongly preferred.
Be able to work and live in harmony with the core values and affirmations of Re: New and its partners.
Experience in Christian youth ministry required. Experience with residential youth program development/administration highly preferred.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Outlook required.
Valid Washington State Driver’s License and willingness to use program or personal car for work-related purposes.
Agreement with ReNew Partners’ Statements of Faith.

Experience:
youth (teenage) volunteer/work: 2 years (Required)
at-risk youth work: 2 years (Preferred)

Benefits:
401(k)
Full medical, vision, dental
Flexible schedule
Life insurance
Paid time off
Parental leave
Vacation commensurate with other Re: New staff

Salary: $60,000.00 per year for the couple. Paid equally to each spouse. Housing is a provided as a requirement of our program.

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule:
12 hour shift
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
Bellevue, WA 98004 (Required)

COVID-19 considerations:
As a small school, we are able to respond well to social-distancing requirements and preventative measures. This position will be in-person.


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